1930’s Kodak Six-20 Bull’s Eye Vintage Camera
Vintage from the 1930s
There’s nothing like a solid Bakelite brick of vintage photographic simplicity, and the Kodak Six-20 Bulls-Eye fits that description on every level. Add this classic vintage beauty to your growing Kodak collection! It’s simple vintage design will make for an eye-catching piece of decor for a shelf, mantel, or your desk!
FILM: 620 or 120 roll film
HISTORY & FEATURES:
This is the "Kodak Six-20 Bull's Eye" camera. It is a bakelite, 620 box-type camera which was produced by Kodak from 1938 to 1941. The Bull's Eye was one of the few non-Brownie box cameras Kodak produced during the late 1930s.
The body of the Bull's Eye is made entirely out of thick, black bakelite which gives the camera a very solid and heavy feel. The controls on the camera are quite simple: the leaver above the front lens activates the shutter, and the smaller leaver controls the shutter speed (either "instant" or "time"). The metal advance knob is located on the left side of the camera. There is also a braided carrying strap and the viewfinder on top is designed to be held at eye-level. On the right side of the camera there is a nub which allows the camera to remain upright while on a table or stand for taking portrait shots.
FUN FACT: The camera would have originally used 620 film, but it can accept 120 film as long as you use a 620 spool for the take up.
CONDITION: As seen in the images above, the bakelite has been chipped at the top back of the camera. If you plan on using this camera, instead of a charming shelf piece, you’ll want to put some gaffer tape or black out tape after loading your film to avoid light leaks. Camera functionality and shutter speeds have been tested to the best of our ability as we do not have the film for testing. This item NOT BEEN FULLY TESTED and is not guaranteed to work.
DIMENSIONS: 4.5” x 4.5” x 3.5” (approx.)
CAMERA MANUAL: http://www.cameramanuals.org/kodak_pdf/kodak_six-20_bulls_eye.pdf
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